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BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice.

The Land that Time Forgot.

Illustrated by J. Allen St. John.

Chicago, A C. McClurg & Co June 1924 Stock Code: 127902
£10,000.00

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Notes

First edition, first printing, and an exceptional example in an unrestored dust jacket. This fantasy adventure, the first in Burrough's Caspak trilogy, follows an errant First World War U-boat in its discovery of a lost world, a tropical crater-lake existing in a different evolutionary time-frame and filled with dinosaurs.

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Description

Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front in blue. With the illustrated dust jacket. Housed in a green cloth folding box.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and three other illustrated plates.

Condition

Bookplate of Otis Adelbert Kline on front free endpaper. An excellent copy with only light rubbing to ends and tips, with the jacket a little chipped at ends of spine and fore-corners, and some light toning and dust-soiling.

Bibliography

Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-28, (1987) 2-10, (1995) 2-10; Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 42; Bleiler, Science-Fiction 331; Clareson 110;Zeuschner 250

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